Find Perfect-Fitting Pants
Boot cut is a great cut for everyone because it creates a long leg and balances hips no matter what your shape or size.
Cargo pants add weight to your bottom half, so it's good for an inverted triangle or can compliment an already-balanced shape such as an hourglass. If you are a rectangle, choose a pair with pockets at the hip area to add curves below your waist and make your waist appear smaller than your hips.
If you are short, wear cropped pants hemmed to hit just above your calves—this will make you appear taller.
Flared pants draw your eye to the floor. They are best for taller, leaner shapes; other shapes will end up looking unbalanced and shorter than they are.
Low-rise pants are good for inverted triangle with a wide waistband and pockets at the hip to add curves to your shape.
Pressed-creased pants a good fit for petite and small frames, creating a strong vertical line that will make you appear taller.
A high-waisted trouser will make thighs appear long and lean, an excellent choice for triangles and those of you with shorter frames.
Be careful because these can add or hide weight. They will fall easily over the hips of a triangle without adding volume to the bottom, but if put on a petite frame, they can be overwhelming.
Skinny jeans are best suited for an hourglass.
Stovepipe pants work for inverted triangles; they hit at the lower hips, which will add a bit of weight there to balance a strong shoulder.
Straight-leg pants are good for a triangle because they add fullness below the knees to balance. They also work for an hourglass shape because these pants will fit snug at your hips and then fall straight to your ankles. As an added bonus for shorter frames, this cut will give you a the illusion of being taller than you actually are.
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